ATA Names Pam Smith Vice President of Inflight Services

INDIANAPOLIS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—June 14, 2002—ATA (American Trans Air, Inc.) (Nasdaq:AMTR) today announced that Pam Smith has been named Vice President of Inflight Services, effective immediately. Smith will be based out of ATA`s Indianapolis headquarters and will report to ATA Executive Vice President of Marketing, Bill McKnight.

  “Pam`s extensive experience in the airline industry and proven leadership at ATA will continue to serve as an excellent resource to our flight service management team and to the company as a whole,” said Bill McKnight, ATA Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales.

Smith, who has served as Director of Inflight Services at ATA since 2001, worked for American Airlines for 28 years where she held positions in aviation management and employee relations. She possesses a broad range of experience including contract negotiations, field experience, financial and administrative management and development.

  Now in its 29th year of operation, ATA is the nation`s 10th largest carrier (based on revenue passenger miles). ATA offers significant scheduled service from Chicago-Midway and Indianapolis to over 40 business and vacation destinations. Stock of the Company`s parent company, ATA Holdings Corp. (formerly known as Amtran, Inc.), is traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol “AMTR.” For more information or to learn about the Company, visit the website at